[OS X TeX] Papers or BibDesk?

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Sat Apr 28 18:41:00 EDT 2007

On Apr 28, 2007, at 15:15 , Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Apr 28, 2007, at 15:03, Justin C. Walker wrote:
>> On Apr 28, 2007, at 13:45 , Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>>> See http://bibdesk.sourceforge.net/manual/BibDesk% 
>>> 20Help_16.html#SEC45 for how to add references.  I'm not familiar  
>>> with MathSciNet or ZMATH.
>> MathSciNet and ZMath (ZentralBlat?) are databases much like  
>> PubMed; they're not 'formats' per se.
> Right, but often databases offer export to one of the formats I  
> mentioned (I mainly use Compendex and ScienceDirect, which export  
> to RIS).

Point taken; thanks for clarifying.

>> It would require dealing with logins and proxies, but it would be  
>> *really* great to have that feature.
> ISTR you know something about networking and OS X, so we await your  
> patch with bated breath :).

Ah, that was in another country, and besides, ...

> PubMed actually has an API for third-party software queries.  If  
> the databases you mention have something similar, it might be  
> possible to add support.  If someone (not me) has time to  
> investigate that, it would be helpful.

I'll look into it and report back.  Thanks for the info.


Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon-at-Large
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